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Legion (Windows)

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Description

Legion is a game of conquest, battle, diplomacy and economics. As ruler of your own nation, you will strive to outmaneuver, out-fight, out-talk and out-produce up to 20 enemies in an intense struggle to rule the boot of Italy, Britannia or Gaul.

Grow your cities by collecting resources such as wood and ore to increase your armies in numbers and types like building a Fletcher provides archers to your troops. Once you amass your troops you can declare war on your neighbors and proceed to capture cities to claim as your own. Combat is purely tactical in the sense you only select the type of troops, how many, in what formation and how to attack (hold for a few seconds then advance, advance for a little then hold, etc.). Once the battle begins you have no control of your armies. Combat is not the only option as you can form alliances with other nations and offer peace to a nation at war with you. Once you have conquered 40% of the map and it is at least 25% bigger than the next largest nation you are victorious.

Legion is a single player game only. Some of the unique features include: historical accuracy in maps, uniforms and weapons that reflect the country you play in and large numbers of AI opponents with their own strengths and weaknesses.

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Legion Windows With each city you conquer your borders grow.
Legion Windows Intro cutscene
Legion Windows Before battle organize your troops and set orders....
Legion Windows Title from intro

Alternate Titles

  • "Легион" -- Russian spelling

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The Press Says

Computer Gaming World (CGW) Sep, 2002 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
GameSpy Jun 13, 2002 78 out of 100 78
PC Games (Germany) Dec 24, 2002 70 out of 100 70
Jeuxvideo.com Aug 30, 2002 13 out of 20 65
JeuxVideoPC.com Jul 19, 2002 13 out of 20 65
Gamesmania Nov 14, 2002 54 out of 100 54
Joystick (French) Sep, 2002 5 out of 10 50
GameStar (Germany) Aug, 2002 31 out of 100 31
PC Gamer Oct, 2002 29 out of 100 29
PC Gamer UK Nov, 2002 17 out of 100 17

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Stillman (7515) added Legion (Windows) on Sep 28, 2004
Other platforms contributed by Jeanne (75620)